Tag Archive: DTM

May 27

TCR International Series in the DTM support programme at the Hungaroring – Press Release

Local hero Norbert Michelisz guest driver in the TCR

TCR International SeriesDebut on the third race meeting of the 2017 season: the DTM race meeting held from 16th to 18th June at the Hungaroring, located not far from Hungary’s capital, Budapest, will be the first that features the TCR International series – that is contested with 330bhp touring cars – in its support programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “In the world’s toughest car race, the level of competition in 2017 is going to be as high as ever”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoTwo classic events on one weekend: Formula One travels to the Mediterranean for the Monaco Grand Prix, while the Nürburgring hosts its annual 24-hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Ekstrom podiums in DTM; Kristoffersson wins in STCC

Ekstrom, Kristoffersson and the rest of the World RX field head to Lydden Hill in the UK this week

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship 2017 race winners Mattias Ekstrom and Johan Kristoffersson both achieved success on their time away from the World RX paddock last weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Robert Wickens secures pole position on Sunday

Second place went to BMW driver Tom Blomqvist while Jamie Green rounded out the mix

Robert Wickens secures pole position on SundayThe battle for the starting grid positions for the fourth race of the DTM season was only decided in the final seconds.

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May 19

Two Audis on top in free practice

Audi dominated proceedings in free practice of the DTM at the Lausitzring on Friday

Two Audis on top in free practiceAll six drivers of the brand ended up in the top eight. Mike Rockenfeller posted the fastest time, 97 hundredths of a second faster than his fellow Audi driver Mattias Ekström. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

The expert’s tip: Experience will pay off

Matthias Brzezinski has a part of it since day one

The motor-racing journalist who is 62 years old has been accompanying DTM since the debut season, back in 1984, when it still was called German Production Car Championship and was contested with close-to-production Group A vehicles.

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May 18

Green lights for the Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring

The Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring enters its second round

Motorsport Festival Lausitzring 2017 3Following the successful kick-off in 2016, the spectators and fans once again may look forward to an action-packed programme.

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May 17

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “150 DTM races is really quite a lot. I am very proud of what I’ve achieved here.” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe calendar for May is packed with major motorsport events. Formula One returns to Monaco for the prestigious Grand Prix through the streets of the principality. But first, the DTM goes to the Motorsport Festival Lausitzring where it shares the billing with the ‘Super Sports Car League’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “May is a mega race month for me” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the successful DTM season opener for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport at Hockenheim, the Silver Arrows are back in action for the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona this coming weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Green withstands the rain and drives to victory

Difficult conditions a challenge for all drivers

# 53 Jamie Green (GBR, Audi Sport Team Rosberg, Audi RS5 DTM)Jamie Green is the winner of the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Sunday. In extremely difficult weather conditions, the Audi driver kept control, changed to rain tyres at the right time and, in spite of a five seconds’ penalty, drove his first season win home after 32 laps. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Pole for Timo Glock – rookie Rast in second place

The battle for the best starting grid positions for the Sunday DTM race at the Hockenheimring has been decided

Timo GlockTimo Glock took his BMW M4 DTM to a lap time of 1m31.406s to secure pole position. Yesterday already, Glock ended up as the best-placed BMW driver in the first race of the season, in which he finished second behind race winner Auer.

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May 06

Lucas Auer wins high-quality DTM season opener

New rules lead to a thrilling first race of the season

Lucas Auer wins high-quality DTM season openerDTM fans got to see a high-quality and thrilling season opener at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, with Lucas Auer as the buoyant winner. Having started from pole position into the first of this season’s 18 races, the Austrian Mercedes-AMG driver was able to defend his position until the chequered flag was out and thus was first across the finish line. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Lucas Auer claims first pole position of the year

For Lucas Auer, the start of the 2017 DTM season couldn’t have been better

Lucas Auer claims first pole position of the yearIn qualifying for the first season race at the Hockenheimring, the Austrian claimed the best grid position with a time of 1m30.849s – and also the first three championship points of the season, because this year, the qualifying performance is also rewarded with points.

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May 05

The expert’s tip: Timo Scheider crosses his fingers for his buddy Glock

In 2008 and 2009 the German won the drivers’ championship

The expert’s tip: Timo Scheider crosses his fingers for his buddy GlockTimo Scheider is one of the true DTM icons. From 2000 to 2016, the 38-year old contested a total of 181 races for Opel and Audi.

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May 03

With a new guise into a racy future: DTM season kick-off at Hockenheim

New cars, new regulations, even more closeness to the fans

The 18 DTM drivers and the cars from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMGThis weekend, DTM is going to kick off its 2017 season at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. From 05th to 07th May, the popular touring-car series starts into its new season with a lot of changes and innovations.

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May 03

World RX visits German F1 track at Hockenheim alongside DTM

The World RX entry list features 22 drivers

World RX visits German F1 track at Hockenheim alongside DTMThe Cooper Tires World RX of Hockenheim will take place at the Hockenheimring in west Germany this weekend (5-7 May) as World RX joins the highly-acclaimed German Touring Car Masters [DTM] for the third year in a row.

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May 03

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “I have the general impression that the DTM is currently on the up” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-04-30 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, Russian GP 2017. Valtteri BottasTwo exciting weekends for the brand with the three-pointed star, as Valtteri Bottas wins his first Grand Prix in Russia and the new DTM season gets underway at Hockenheim with a milestone for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, namely the 400th race in the DTM/ITC. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

The DTM regulations for the new season have been finalised

Further modifications to enhance on-track competition

DTM-Test Hockenheim, start demonstrationRadio and DRS limitations require an overview from the driver. Qualifying becomes more significant: the three fastest drivers score points. Just before the season opener at Hockenheim (5-7 May, 2017), the DTM commission has made the final decisions and finalised the sporting regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “I have some unfinished business”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe 2017 motor racing season continues to gather pace, with the qualifier for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the fourth fixture on the Formula One calendar hosted by Russia and the final preparations for the DTM curtain-raiser at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Tom Dillmann to replace Maro Engel in the ePrix Paris 

“I’m delighted with having the chance of contesting the race in France as Venturi`s reserve driver”

Tom Dillmann to replace Maro Engel in the ePrix Paris In the sixth round of the Formula E Championship, held in Paris on 20th May, Frenchman Tom Dillmann will replace Venturi regular Maro Engel.

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